July 28, 2015


Engagement – Cotton – Bertel


Joel and Connie Cotton, of Amherst, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Renee Cotton, to Erik Cheston Bertel, son of Chet and Ellen Bertel, of Northfield Center. The bride elect’s grandparents are Don and Gloria Kriebel of Sheffield, and the late Ben and Gloria Cotton, formerly of Amherst. Lauren is a Read More…

50th Anniversary – Stewart


Celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary, Faye and Ron Stewart of West Salem, were married April 25, 1965, at Lodi Methodist Church. Faye was a cake decorator, and Ron was a bakery/deli manager, together they enjoyed catering and candy making. Faye is also talented when it comes to sewing and crafts, and Ron in woodworking. They Read More…

85th Birthday – Rahrig


Bob Rahrig, of LaGrange, turned 85 years young on March 29, 2015. Happy birthday! We love you! Jeff, Judy, Bertie and all of the Rahrig family

50th Anniversary – Jaroch


Debbie (nee Kuss) and Paul Jaroch of North Ridgeville are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married at Elyria First United Methodist Church on April 3, 1965. Debbie and Paul have five children, Geoffrey of Chicago, Craig of North Ridgeville, Matthew of Chagrin Falls, Jennifer of LaGrange and Melissa of Amherst; as well as Read More…

Engagement – Ilievska – Van Straten


Marija Ilievska and Michael Van Straten have chosen October 31, 2015, as their wedding date. Marija is the daughter of Mendo and Venera Ilievski of Elyria. She is a 2008 graduate of Elyria High School and a 2013 graduate of the Ohio State University School of Engineering with a degree in biomedical engineering. She works Read More…

50th Anniversary – Bates


Donna (Mull) and Lester Bates of Milan, Ohio, and Zolfo Springs, Fla., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a surprise dinner with family, Mickey Mouse and friends at Chef Mickey’s restaurant at Disney World in Orlando, Fla. Pastor Elmer C. Novak officiated the March 6, 1965, wedding nuptials at Pittsfield Congregational Church in Wellington. Donna Read More…

Engagement – George – McKee


Bud and Sherry George, of Wellington, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Erica, to Evan McKee, son of Chuck and Kandi McKee of Wellington. Erica is a graduate of Wellington High School and earned an associates degree in Veterinary Technology at Bradford Schools in Columbus. She is employed by 4 Pets Clinic Read More…

Engagement – Richebacher – Conrad


Victoria Richebacher and Brandon Conrad, together with their parents, are pleased to announce their engagement. Victoria is the daughter of Kathy and Bill Richebacher of Marietta. She is a graduate of Ohio University and works as a certified financial planner with ValMark Securities in Fairlawn. Brandon is the son of Barb and Bryan Conrad of Read More…

50th Anniversary – Bazemore


Celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary, William and Sandra Bazemore were married April 3, 1965, in Fairview Park. The couple are formerly of Hinckley Township and currently of Medina. Bill served in the Army, worked for Goodyear, and served as an elder at Weymouth Community Church. He enjoys all types of fishing. Sandy worked as an Read More…

Engagement – Swabb – Downs


Courtney Elizabeth Swabb and Brian Scott Downs, together with their parents, are pleased to announce their engagement. Courtney is the daughter of Eric and Kathy Swabb of Ansonia. She is a graduate of Defiance College and is a history teacher and women’s cross country and track and field coach for Piqua High School. Brian is Read More…